Orphan Cheetah Cub from Oregon Joins Cincinnati Zoo’s Cubs

Four cubs in Zoo’s nursery now have a brother from another mother                      

26122924922_8ca8be6316_zCINCINNATI, OH (April 5, 2016) – A lone cheetah cub in search of litter mates has found a new home at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. The male cub, born 12 days before Cincinnati Zoo’s cubs were delivered via C-section (on March 8), was not able to be cared for by his mother at Wildlife Safari in…

Nursery Dog Steps in as Surrogate Parent to Cheetah Cubs at the Cincinnati Zoo

blakely_cubsCINCINNATI, OH (March 22, 2016) – Willow, mother of the five cheetah cubs born via C-section at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Cheetah Breeding Facility on March 8, has passed away. Zoo vets were hopeful that the five-year-old cheetah would make a full recovery following surgery, but she remained lethargic and lost her appetite over the weekend.

Video of Blakely with cubs

“Cheetahs are a fragile species and this difficult…

Thane & Savanna on Today Show 11/8

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The Cincinnati Zoo’s Director, Thane Maynard and Savanna the 4-month-old cheetah, will appear on the NBC Today Show in New York, NY (local WLWT) tomorrow morning, Thursday, November 8 at approximately 7:30 a.m. The Zoo will be Live Tweeting Savanna’s journey to the Big Apple on Twitter. Follow along @cincinnatizoo #cheetahNYC.